Tips to protect your blog posts from getting copied 🙂
We write blog posts to provide the best value to our blog readers.It took us time to write such educative & informative articles, Isn’t it?
But, the problem is that not everyone writes articles by themselves.Few of bloggers especially newbies & black hatters tends to copy the articles from other blogs, which is terrible.
Not only that sometimes those stolen articles ranks well on google than the original articles because of good DA&A (DomainAuthority & DomainAge) of thieves websites than your websites.
We can’t stop content plagiarism by 100%, but at least we can do some efforts to make it hard for thieves to steal/copy our blog posts.
3 Most-Common reasons of content plagiarism
1. It is easy to copy-paste anything, just a work of seconds.
2. Scrappers can scrap your RSS-Feed.
3. Bloggers don’t use watermark on their content pictures.
Tips to Prevent Your Blog Posts from Getting Copied
Disable Right-Click on your blog
This is the easiest way for thieves to copy your article.So, by disabling Right-Click on your blog you can easily dispirit the scrappers to copy/scrap your blog posts. Although, still it is possible to copy the content through various methods but still by disabling it you can stop plagiarism by 70%, believe me.
We can disable right-click feature on WordPress easily by using WP-CopyProtect plugin in WordPress.
Register your site at DMCA
The DMCA .com is a Protection Badge guarantees that online criminals and content thieves hesitate before copying your original material. All you need to do is register and embed a DMCA .com Protection Badge on your blog/website.
when you embed this logo in your website it means your content shouldn’t be reproduced again on any other online platform otherwise Google can take down your website.So, it is enough to scare the shit out of Scrappers.
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Tweak RSS-Feeds of Your Blog
Most of scrapper are powered with RSS platform.So, whenever you publish blog posts on your blog, then RSS feed of your blog gets updated & notify the scrapper about it.So, they can copy your article in few seconds & republish them on their automated blogs.
But by changing your full blog feed into partial feed your contents changes to the few words summary with [Read More] function.Which avoid automated blogs to copy your content & with this way scrapped contents don’t get indexed in Google.
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Use Copyscape Service
By using Copyscape, you can see if someone is copying your article or not.But it is n’t a free service you need to pay 5 cents for every search.But it is really worth to spend 5 cents if you love your blog contents.
Watermark Your Content Images
Whenever you create your own image, then it is important to use watermark on the image.So, that nobody copies your image.It discourages scrapper to copy your content images & even if scrapper shares it, It display your website watermark/logo which tells their audience that this image is copied from your website.
You can use Watermark WP Image Protect for this purpose.
Watermark WP Image Protect allows you to watermark all the images on your site. Unlike other watermarking techniques and plugins, the original images are unaffected and you do not need to edit or re-upload the images, it is done automatically for you on-the-fly.
Conclusion– These simple methods can stop noobs to copy your blog posts.Moreover, it let you grow as an authority.After Google panda updates it’s is highly recommended for you to save your contents from getting copied by large number sites, which may result as Google Panda penalty.